Cognitive Biases in the Workplace

Cognitive Biases in the Workplace

You have been asked to teach a one-hour course on cognitive biases at your workplace. Write an essay that addresses the following:

Which of the cognitive biases would you address? Why would you address these cognitive biases?
What exercises would you use to identify cognitive biases?
What “push-back” might you expect from your co-workers? Why?
If you worked in a different industry, what different biases might you face? How might you address these?


Cite all claims and ideas using scholarly sources.
Include at least one scholarly source that is not part of the required or recommended reading for this course. The CSU-Global Library
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is a good place to find these scholarly sources.
Your paper should be 4-5 pages in length (not including the title page and reference page). Format your paper according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing & APA
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You may wish to review the APA Template Paper

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for help formatting your essay according to the requirements. If you need assistance with your writing style or you need writing tips or tutorials, visit the CSU-Global Writing Center

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. Review the grading rubric to see how you will be graded for this assignment.



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Cognitive Bias in the Workplace

The performance of a business organization is influenced by the attitude of its employees towards the set goals. And this attitude is associated with a mindset known as cognitive bias. And cognitive bias can be described as the tendency of having negative mental habits. It causes disruption in the usual cognitive functions such as evaluation, reasoning, and memory recall.

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